Celebrate International Day of the Girl with a brand new film from the team that brought you Girl Rising.

We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World debuts on CNN Films on October 11th and 12th.

This new film tells takes viewers on a journey with First Lady Michelle Obama and girls’ rights activists Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto, and CNN journalist Isha Sesay to meet girls in Liberia and Morocco who have overcome incredible obstacles to attend and stay in school.

Visit the CNN Press Room to learn more and check out girlrising.com/idg to access our viewing toolkits.

Gather your friends and family and tune in. We can’t wait to share it with you!


Behind the scenes in Liberia with CNN's Isha Sesay.